HSE Welcomes Brandon M. Ball to its Corporate Practice Group

Rochester, New York, Aug 10, 2023 – Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, is pleased to announce Brandon M. Ball has joined the firm as an associate in the firm’s Rochester office and Corporate practice group.

As a member of the Corporate practice group, Ball assists clients on a broad range of general corporate and transactional matters including drafting, negotiating, and reviewing transactional documents for mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and restructurings. Prior to joining Harter Secrest & Emery, Ball was an associate with Underberg & Kessler, LLP in Rochester.

Ball is a member of the Board of Directors for Oak Orchard Health and is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association. He earned a J.D., cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University and a B.A., cum laude, from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

Harter Secrest & Emery’s corporate attorneys counsel public and private companies on a full spectrum of corporate legal needs, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances, securities, entity formation, contract negotiations, corporate finance, and succession planning. Described by Chambers and Partners as “a leading name for major transactions, with a catalogue of high-value, impressive deals in its portfolio,” the group represents entrepreneurs and start-up organizations, to large private and public Fortune 100 companies. Leveraging industry experience to provide strategic advice, Harter Secrest & Emery counsels companies in a variety of industries, including agriculture, financial services, food and beverage, health care, higher education, manufacturing, retail, and technology, among others. The firm is nationally-ranked in Corporate Law by U.S News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” and recognized by Chambers USA, the worldwide leader in law firm rankings, with a Band 1 rating for Corporate/M&A.

About Harter Secrest & Emery LLP

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